Working at Charlton Park Academy

Charlton Park Academy Trust’s aim is to become the Employer of Choice and to support staff by developing their career within our specialist area.

We aim to develop and support other SEN and mainstream schools by:

  • developing our SEN outreach services.
  • supporting young people with additional needs to achieve their aspirations, academically and emotionally.
  • providing staff with training to support students and develop their career.
  • improving staff wellbeing.

Please contact Nina Randall-Webb regarding vacancies unless otherwise stated:


Application Form:



SEN Teacher


Required from January 2022

Due to our increased pupil numbers CPA from September 2021, we are seeking Teachers with strong professional standards. We are looking for generalist, skilled Primary trained teachers, early years/ KS1/2 ideally with SEND experience although in house training and management support will be given for those staff making a transition to SEND as our largest intake are pupils diagnosed with autism. If teachers have experience of subject leadership in Maths and English this is also encouraged.

  • Salary based on skills, knowledge, and experience.
  • Job Description and personal specification will be provided on application.

Closing date
11 February 2022

Teachers already with ASD training and experience may receive additional enhanced salary, depending on expertise. Staff willing to share expertise with peers are always welcomed.

If you are interested in this post, please download the teaching staff application form, and return to


CENMAC – Advisory Teacher
for Assistive Technology in Education


At Charlton Park Academy we pride ourselves on the quality of education we provide for our students and the opportunities we create to encourage and develop their communication and independence skills.

We are seeking to recruit a talented teacher who is collaborative, flexible, friendly and a highly motivated team player to support and develop our Assistive Technology Advisory Service CENMAC. A strategic and independent thinker is required to help us continue to improve our advisory service.



CENMAC HTLA – Augmentative and
Alternative Communication Specialist


To work as a member of the CENMAC Team at Charlton Park Academy as a specialist HLTA in Speech and language therapy, Communication and Assistive Technologies. To provide high quality support for CENMAC as part of the Academy in all aspects of its work.



Learning Support Assistant – Level 3


The applicant should have SEN experience working with students aged 5 – 19 years / Primary / Early Years.

Hours of work
9am to 2.30pm, 38 weeks (Term time only) plus 5 training days.

£12.16 per hour

Closing date
11 February 2022

If you are interested in this post, please download the support staff application form, and return to


Head of Care Mulberry Tree House

(Residential Services at Charlton Park Academy)


CPA is looking for a new permanent Head of Care.  Must have appropriate professional qualifications and experience for this role which is similar to a Registered manager of childrens home. Must be familiar with residential care standards and able to lead a dedicated team of staff to high professional standards.  Mulberry Tree House is inspected annually under the Social Care Common Inspection Framework (SCCIF) for Residential Special Schools under the Ofsted framework for Social care. We have a brand new facility designed to meet modern requirements.

Job Description and personal specification will be provided on request.

If you are interested in this post, please download the support staff application form, and return to

From £37,722 gross per annum (£20.67 per hour)

Closing date
11 February 2022


Playground Supervisor


Must be first aid trained/qualified.  May suit Nursery Nurse or Senior Playworker or person with similar experience such as a qualification in youth work.  This post is to supervise playground, and playtime to enhance our pupils play and social skills and keep them safely supervised using our playground equipment.


Hours of work
11.30am to 1.30pm (Term time only) plus 5 training days.

£14 per hour

Closing date
11 February 2022

Experience of working with SEN students and supervising staff to ensure safety standards are maintained are beneficial.

If you are interested in this post, please download the support staff application form, and return to


Midday Meals Supervisor


Charlton Park Academy is currently recruiting for Midday Meals Supervisors. This is a part time position, term time only and the hours will be approx. 11.30am to 1.30pm (Term time only) working 5 days a week, Monday to Friday.

This position is to assist with any deliveries, organising, heating up, food preparation, serving, washing up, using kitchen machinery, cleaning, and tidying up that is needed for the smooth, safe and hygienic running of the school kitchen. The successful candidate will have a very friendly positive attitude and flexible approach to work, fitting in and helping where needed and being willing to step in and step up and cover for colleagues in the event of absence.

Ideally, in applying for this post you will have: High standards of work ethic and self-motivation. Awareness of and keen interest in healthy eating and nutritional information. High standards of personal presentation, punctuality, professional standards & teamwork. Empathetic to social, emotional & physical needs of all children. Very good interpersonal and organisational skills. You will be expected to undertake any necessary training related to this role as and when requested by the Principal. Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Previous experience or qualifications gained within a school kitchen or similar environment would be beneficial and advantageous.

Hours of work
11.30am to 1.30pm (Term time only)

Point 1 – £11.32 an hour

Closing date
11 February 2022


Domestic Assistant required for Mulberry Tree House Centre

(Residential Services at Charlton Park Academy)


General duties including cooking, cleaning and as directed duties including supporting Care staff and young people required for Mulberry Tree House Centre based beside Charlton Park Academy SE7 8HX.


Salary and responsibilities

Working hours to be around the requirements of our service and hourly rate £11.32 per hour. Currently this will be 39 weeks and follow an academic year. Additional work may be available during school closure periods.

This post will include preparing meals for staff and children, cleaning our classrooms and residential unit, assisting in personal care with other staff.

Must be able to follow health and safety procedures and be able to use industrial cleaning equipment including mechanical electrical scrubber, kitchen equipment in line with expected clinical hygiene standards.

Prior experience using industrial cleaner and working in industrial or catering kitchen an advantage.

Please apply to Nina Randall-Webb:





We are seeking to appoint the following posts to enhance our therapeutic and support offer and support our multi agency working: 

  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Therapist

To guide, advise staff and pupils with SEND and work with a multi-agency team approach. Relevant professional qualifications and experience.

Approximate salary £35,000 per annum pro rata, (and equivalent NHS banding can be met) but dependant on qualifications, knowledge, and experience.  Generally these posts are Term time only, approximately part or full time but our core needs are for 6 – 27 hours a week for suitably skilled staff but we can be flexible around the right candidates. Pension scheme will be Local government pension scheme for these posts.

Job Descriptions will be provided on request.

Closing date
11 February 2022

If you are interested in this post, please download the support staff application form, and return to


Therapy Support staff: If you are not a qualified therapist but have therapist support assistant experience, we are also interested in staff able to support our therapy staff to enhance their services. Please download the support staff application form and return to


Sessional Health and Social Care Worker

Sessional Health and Social Care Workers are required to support individual young people. These positions will be part of the expansion of current services on offer at Charlton Park Academy.


HLTA/Specialist Staff for Highly Specialist Provision

We are seeking positive, hardworking, diligent and trustworthy people that will help us make a difference for the life outcomes of young people, all of whom have complex and severe learning conditions and disabilities. They need someone Special too – does this describe you?

We are especially looking for keen, enthusiastic people with a zest for life, interested in extending their current skills and knowledge and who want to become experts in our sector. We require people who can adapt their current knowledge/skills/interests/training to a new special context. We are improving upon our rich offer for our high-need students and we want people who can willingly bring themselves to the party. We have some incredibly creative and wonderful staff and want them to have flexible intelligent colleagues to enhance the life chances of all our community.


Pay range for full time all year round ranges for HLTA from £21,591 to £28,215. These posts are pro rata for 39 weeks a year term time only.

New scale points are from 5-20, depending upon knowledge, qualifications, and experience. £11.83 – £15.46



Please let Nina Randall-Webb at which specific post you are interested in and we will send you details of the post.